Kino Springs, AZ Health


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Kino Springs, Arizona is a small rural community located in Santa Cruz County. The population of Kino Springs is just over 1,000 people. Despite the small size of the community, it has access to excellent healthcare services thanks to several local hospitals and medical facilities. These include La Frontera Medical Center, Copper Queen Community Hospital, and the Southwestern Behavioral Health Services clinic. All of these facilities provide quality care for residents of Kino Springs and surrounding areas. They offer a variety of services including primary care, urgent care, emergency care, specialty treatments, and preventative health services. Additionally, most offer special programs for those without insurance coverage or who lack financial resources. With all these options available in the area, residents of Kino Springs can rest assured that they have access to the health care they need when they need it.

The health of a city has many different factors. It can refer to air quality, water quality, risk of getting respiratory disease or cancer. The people you live around can also affect your health as some places have lower or higher rates of physical activity, increased alcohol intake, smoking, obesity, and cancer rates.

Physicians per Capita

There are 60 physicians per 100,000 population in Kino Springs. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.

Health Cost Index

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Kino Springs area is 96.1 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

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Example: 110 = 10% more expensive than national average.

Water Qualtiy Index

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Kino Springs area is 50 (100=best). The US average is 55.

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Note that this is a measure of Watershed quality, not the water that comes from your faucet. The EPA has stated that a healthy watershed is closely related to drinking water quality. The EPA has a complex method of measuring watershed quality using 15 indicators such as pH, chemicals, metals, and bacteria.

Superfund Index

The annual BestPlaces Superfund Index for the Kino Springs area is 81 (100=best). The US average is 87.

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The EPA's Superfund program is responsible for cleaning up some of our nation's most contaminated land. Our index is based on the number of active Superfund sites (over 15,000 in the United States), with particular attention paid to those on the National Priorities List which pose the greatest health danger.

Quick Facts

Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Kino Springs commutes 23.5 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

Air Quality Index

The annual BestPlaces Air Quality Index for the Kino Springs area is 80 (100=best). The US average is 58.

80 / 100

This is based on new measures of hazardous air pollutants from the EPA, called the National Air Toxics Assessment. This analysis models respiratory illness and cancer risk down to the zip code level, providing better detail and insight than the previous analysis based solely on results from air monitoring stations.

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